The City of Pompano Beach supports a variety of nonprofit organizations with a special emphasis on those that work to achieve our goals and objectives and highlight our rich cultural make-up as a community, in particular, those that support workforce readiness, education, senior assistance and/or community events.
Below find information about some of the nonprofits the City supports and the programming and opportunities available for our residents.
Areawide Council on Aging of Broward County Inc.
The Aging & Disability Resource Center provides an Information and Referral Program. This Program provides YOU with a "one-stop shop" for finding information regarding services in Broward County available for seniors, persons with severe and persistent mental illness, their families, and caregivers.
Trained Information and Referral Specialists are ready to listen to your concerns and provide you with information for a variety of senior service providers, including publicly funded and private pay services. Our staff can assist you in English, Spanish, and Creole.
You can reach the ADRC Information and Referral staff by phone, locally, by dialing 954.745.9779 and TTY 954.745.5689, or, nationwide, by dialing 1.800.96-ELDER (1.800.963.5337).
Walk-ins also are welcome. The ADRC's office is located at: 5300 Hiatus Road, Sunrise, FL 33351. Information and Referral Services are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit: http://www.adrcbroward.org/infoandreferral.php
Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County enables all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. Their goal is to provide world-class Club experiences that assure success is within reach of every child who walks through our doors. They want all members to graduate from high school with a plan for the future; demonstrate good character and citizenship by participating in leadership training and volunteering in community service projects; and engage in sports and activities that promote a healthy lifestyle.
Any youth that is 6-18 years of age can become a member by signing up at one of the clubs. Those interested in joining would need to visit the club, fill out the paperwork, and pay a membership fee of $15 along with attending a short orientation.
Becoming a member allows the youth to take advantage of any of the 44 club programs developing academic success, good character and leadership, and healthy lifestyles. Additionally, parents of club members can take advantage of the services that are offered through some of the Boys and Girls Clubs partners.
For more information, please contact the City of Pompano club below:
Thomas D. Stephanis Club
212 N.W. 16th Street
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060
Broward Education Foundation
Tools for Schools Broward provides Broward County teachers in Title I schools the chance to shop for the free school supplies they need year round. Title I Teachers may shop twice per school year. Only once from August through December, then only once from January through June. A missed fall shop doesn’t get a teacher 2 shops in the spring.
For more information about the program, to review eligibility requirements and to schedule a time to shop please visit: https://browardedfoundation.org/what-we-do/tools-for-schools-broward/
Store Location & Contact:
Tools for Schools Broward
2300 W. Copans Road, #5
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
754-321-9020 or 9021
* Every eligible school has a liaison assigned to inform and instruct their teachers about the Tools for Schools Broward resource center. All questions should go to their liaison.
First Call for Help of Broward, Inc. DBA 2-1-1 Broward
2-1-1 Broward is the live, 24-hour comprehensive helpline, providing all people with crisis, health and human services support and connecting them to resources in our community.
Knowing where to go is the first step to getting the help you need. 2-1-1 Broward can help you find housing, food, financial assistance, relief from abuse, family issues, depression, childcare, suicide prevention, etc.
Dialing 2-1-1 is an easy way for people who need help to get connected with the community service providers that can help them. The 2-1-1 Broward helpline is available to every individual and family in Broward County. CLICK HERE to visit their online resource database.
For more information about the services they offer, please visit: http://211-broward.org/service/
The Cooperative Feeding Program Inc. DBA LifeNet4Families
LifeNet4Families is located in the heart of Broward County, and is designed to address the true needs of the community and serve individuals and families in crisis. LifeNet4Families works to ensure that individuals and families residing in Broward County and facing hardships are able to obtain food and other basic necessities.
While reducing hunger is the primary goal of the organization, LifeNet4Families works to help clients regain or maintain stability by providing clients with access to on-site shower facilities, haircuts, clothing, counseling, referrals, job readiness preparation, emergency financial assistance, mailing address usage, and mail retrieval services.
The Workforce Ready Program operates every Thursday and Friday between the hours of 2PM and 4PM. Interested individuals will meet with a Case Manager first. Any resident interested signing up should call 954-792-2328 for an appointment and be sure to indicate that they are wishing to enroll in the Workforce Program.
For more information on the services that are available, please visit: https://www.lifenet4families.org/portal/our-programs
Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc.
The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County is enrolling more than 2,000 children into early child care programs from its School Radiness Waitlist. The School Readiness Program provides financial assistance to qualifying low-income families for child care and early education services.
Low-income families must meet Federal Income Guidelines & one of the following to qualify:
• Work at least 20 hours per week (40 hours for two parent household)
• In school at least 20 hours a week
• Receive disability benefits
To learn more about eligibility requirements and to apply online, visit elcbroward.org or call 954-377-2188 for more information.
Urban League of Broward County
The Urban League of Broward County is a community-based organization dedicated to empowering communities and changing lives in the areas of education, jobs, housing, and health. The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African-Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.
The Urban League of Broward County hosts workshops exclusive to City of Pompano Beach residents. Pompano Beach M3: Money, Markets & Management The Entrepreneurship Center will host a series of small business orientations and coaching workshops for small business owners for City of Pompano Beach residents.
The Workplace Excellence Series provides training, career building and employment resources to equip individuals with tools needed to enter or re-enter the workforce. We strategically integrate Financial Empowerment education to help jobseekers maximize their resources and build wealth with a plan, supports and steady steps towards self-defined goals.
To register for a workshop, please visit the City calendar on the City website.
For more information on the services that are available, please visit: https://www.ulbroward.org/areas